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" Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind... "
Learned in the Law: Or, Examples and Encouragements from the Lives of ... - Página 250
por William Henry Davenport Adams - 2002 - 386 páginas
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler ...

Charles Butler - 1824
...modern times, without a rival or a second. We remember the verses, in which he is described to be one, " Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, " And to party gave up, what was meant for mankind." is some extenuation of them that, in his time, equal' subserviency, and equal adulation, were chargeable...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...it can't be denied 'em, That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund,6 whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. Though fraught with all learning,...
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The Table Talk of Dr. Johnson: Comprising Opinions and Anecdotes of Life and ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1825 - 352 páginas
...reflect on the loss of ' such an intellectual feast, regret that he should be characterised as the man, " Who born for the universe narrowed his mind, " And to party gave up what was meant for mankind." Talking of the origin of language, Johnson said, " It must have come by inspiration. A thousand, nay...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumen17

1825
...world with his opinion of Sir Walter Scott's character as a Man. " If there were a writer, who, ' bora for the universe' — • Narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mukinJ— ' who, from the height of his genius look1825.'] ing abroad into nature, and scanning the...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 144 páginas
...That sly-boots was cursedly cunning to hide 'em. Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was inch, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much ; Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind : (9) Counsellor John Ridge, a gentleman...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumen17

1825
...favours the world with his opinion of Sir Walter Scott's character as a Man. " If there were a writer, who, ' born for the universe" — ' Narrowed his mind. And to party gave up what waB meant for mankind—' who, from the height of his genius look• Perhapi the finest reene in all...
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Memorials of the Public Life and Character of the Rt. Hon. James Oswald of ...

James Oswald - 1825 - 484 páginas
...so frequently cast on those who have taken a prominent share in public affairs, that • he narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. From this correspondence it will also be seen, that while Mr Oswald was engaged in the most laborious...
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The Spirit of the Age, Or, Contemporary Portraits

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 424 páginas
...overlook the press. If there were a writer, who " born for the universe" — ... " — — — Narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind — " who, from the height of his genius looking abroad into nature, and scanning the recesses of the...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1825
...the moderation u 1 and and liberality of Pope, who had reason to believe, that his friend too much narrowed his mind, ' And to party gave up what was meant for maukind.' He therefore cautious him in the form of confident expectation : ' Resentment, indeed, may...
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Memorials of the public life and character of James Oswald, in a ...

James Oswald - 1825
...reproach, so frequently cast on those who have taken a prominent share in public affairs, that he narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. From this correspondence it will also be seen, that while Mr Oswald was engaged in the most laborious...
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